Twin Peaks: David Lynch and the serial-thriller soap


Williams, Linda Ruth (2005) Twin Peaks: David Lynch and the serial-thriller soap. In, Hammond, Michael and Mazdon, Lucy (eds.) The Contemporary Television Series. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 37-56.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I: HISTORIES

1. Hill Street Blues: Innovative Scriptwriting and a Television Renaissance (Michael Hammond, Southampton)

2. Mainstream Cult TV: The X-Files and Television History (Catherine Johnson, Southampton)

3. thirtysomething Ten Years On (Jane Feuer, Pittsburgh)

4. Twin Peaks: Erotic Surreal/Serial Thriller (Linda Ruth Williams, Southampton)

5. The Serial in Recent British Television History (Cathy Johnson, Royal Holloway)

PART II: TEXTS

6. Television and the Neo-Baroque (Angela Ndalianis, Melbourne)

7. Ally McBeal and the Problems of Long Term Character Growth (Greg R. Smith, Georgia)

8. The Bartlet Administration and Contemporary Populism in NBC’s West Wing (J. Elizabeth Clark, New York)

9. The Representation of Youth and the Twenty-something Serial (Sarah Cardwell, Kent)

10. Television, Horror and Everyday Life in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Eric Freedman, Florida)

11. The Sopranos: Genres, Gangsters and Psychotherapy (Glyn White, Lancaster)

PART III: RECEPTIONS

12. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Contemporary TV Seriality and the Role of the Episode Guide (Matthew Hills, Cardiff)

13. Creating Audiences for Channel 4’s ER (Janet McCabe, London)

14. ER and the Rise of Docu-Tainment (Solange Davin, London)

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0748619003 (hardback)
0748619011 (paperback)
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 28875
Date Deposited: 08 May 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:17
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/28875

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